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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Engine issue

I have inspected the fuel line which looks fine, stock fuel pump 6 years old with about 4000 miles on it.The tank is clean. The 1 thing I noticed when under the hood revving the engine and letting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Ray Balukas
Engine issue

I have an 8BA stock rebuilt { Walt Dupont} engine. It has run great, and still runs great except for 1 issue which just started. Taking off in 1st and 2nd gear , and winding her up, high revs the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 03:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 39 brake drums

J&G Relining!! used them for my drums, Top Notch ! They will also arch your shoes. They are on the web
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: New Clutch Slipping

Im not familiar with t5 set-up,but I run a 9" in my 37 panel . Stock 8BA 3 speed Trans. Walt Dupon
t suggested running the 9" with heavy duty springs. I've had it in for 3 years with no slipping...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 1938 Brake Drums width

Thank you 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Ray Balukas
1938 Brake Drums width

I'm looking to find out the width of 1938 Brake Drums when new. I know they'12". Are they 12" .060 new? Any help would be great. Thanks Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,253
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Alternator or not?

Had my gen. made into an Alternator by the Gener-nator Don Allen. Love it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2020, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: brake drum repair

They do a great job, top notch!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Wide 5 brake drums

I had JG do my drums on my 37. They came back looking like new. Great guy to do business with! Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 1934-35 front hub/drum source?

If you have the old drums you can get them relined . J&G Brake Drum Relining . Mchenry Illinois does a great job. Great guy to do business with. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,000
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Some photos of my '41

Sweet Truck, beautiful job
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Air shocks ?

Eaton Detroit springs are very good. replaced the front springs
on my 37 and am very happy with them. fit perfect and brought the front up 2" . talk to Gary at eaton, knows his stuff.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,411
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: brake drums

I used J&G brake Drum relining , awesome job. They're on the web. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Another banjo wheel question

Keith, I may have a 37 Horn rod,not sure if its the same as a 35. Let me know and Ill look for it. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: More 35 Ford

Sounds good Keith. I think we met years ago, I worked at Merrimack Farmers 1973 1974.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: More 35 Ford

Beautiful car! Love to see it, I'm a stones throw away, Deerfield. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Don Rogers - Tuesday Update

Good news! Rest up Don !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: Don Rogers - Update

Thoughts and Prayers Don! get well soon
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 36-37 wide 5 brake drums

Thanks Don and Gary. I'll give that a try. I cut the race I got so that I had just the outer edge. On one it was just about perfect . On the other I had to grind some off .But I was worrying about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 36-37 wide 5 brake drums

I purchased a thrust washer from Fred , for some reason it wont' work without modification. With all the Vendors Ford had , could some have been made that didn't require a Thrust washer? On the 36...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,875
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 41 radiator, original vs brassworks

Merrills Radiator Concord N.H. still does re-cores. They do a great job, and use cores from Maine Radiator. They're on the Web. Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,582
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 37 Delivery project, ugh

Labor of love! Will be sweet when complete! Ray
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 36-37 wide 5 brake drums

Thanks Gary, I sent Barnfind08 a message.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Ray Balukas
Re: 36-37 wide 5 brake drums

Kurt in NJ, I getting ready to install new bendix brakes . I plan on using the 36 drum. Just checking to make sure it is ok to use.The bearings are the same on the two. Only difference is the ring . ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Ray Balukas
36-37 wide 5 brake drums

The 36 drum doesn't have the metal ring inside, the 37 drum does. Just wondering if this was the way the 36 drum was, and if it was a change for the 37-39. I had the 36 drums turned. the 37 drums...
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